Tag Archives: intercultural

Why employers value intercultural skills


New research shows that employers around the world value staff who understand the role of culture at work. Source: http://www.britishcouncil.org What do employers understand by ‘intercultural skills ?  Ability to understand different cultural contexts and viewpoints.  Respect for others’ and ‘adapting … Continue reading

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Where are you really from ? An Expat Perspective On Racism


I found the question in this article very interesting:   Is It Racist to Ask People Where They’re From? As an expat, I am asked all the time where are you really from ?  and I usually have different answers for different … Continue reading

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Intercultural Communication at Work


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders In this globalised world, communicating in intercultural contexts is not as easy as it may seem… Anne Egros‘s insight: When you don’t understand someone’s behavior in intercultural context, ask questions, don’t guess through your … Continue reading

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Culture Is Like A Mayonnaise


Originally posted on Anne Egros, Expat Life, Career, Executive Coach:
This blog has been inspired by an article published  by Rana Sinha , How to understand cross-cultural analysis?. I have summarized Rana’s key ideas and added my own sources of information Origins and Evolution of Cross-cultural Communication.…

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Cultural Map of the World: Using Values To Explain Cross-national Differences


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders Click here to edit the title Anne Egros‘s insight: The World Values Surveys were designed to provide a comprehensive measurement of all major areas of human concern, from religion to politics to economic and … Continue reading

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What is Intercultural Coaching ?


” Creatures of a very particular making, we need to know the cultural blinders that narrow our world view as well as the psychological blinders that narrow our view of our personal experience”-Christina Baldwin What an Intercultural coach does practically:?  … Continue reading

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The Power of Color In Doing Business Across Cultures


Do you know what the colors of your clothes are saying about you   ? Is your website and brand logo appealing and attractive to your potential buyers or users ?’ Do you have a favorite color ? Color is … Continue reading

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Cross-Cultural Non Verbal Communication


Because we live in a shrinking global village, more and more people from different cultures are interacting with each other so  it is important to learn appropriate gestures and non verbal communication  to avoid conflicts or international  business negotiation failures. … Continue reading

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The Secret Powers of Time and Cultural Differences


In the video below you will see interesting perspectives of time perception through the eyes of different cultures, countries, generations, religions. According to Professor Philip Zimbardo, people look differently at time based on cultural and individual values: Focused on the past  (negative … Continue reading

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